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Friday, February 15, 2008

StarDucks: Steampunk Duck Update

Update (Monday, February 18, 2008): This small prev below just came in from the racing team. Together with the news that their mechanicians will recreate some pieces of the original design in the flesh. Wow. Imagineering!

Steampunk Duck Racer Volvo 122 S


Previous Post

Alright, here are the previously posted pieces:

These are some work in progress sheets and the finished designs for the Volvo 122 racer, I've completed recently. BTW: I dedicate this post to Volvo-fanatic Brian Anderson ;)


  1. It is amazing how I am amazed every single time I visit your blog.. did you use more visual referents for this job??..

  2. Thanks, Bog! I used an old alarm-clock for reference :)

  3. amazing blog, this is incredible work. really like your character design.

  4. holy cow! you are a crazy engineer.
    and the devil rascal below looks great, you really exploit the entire painting board. needs some series like Picasso, blu period, red period, heheh ;)

  5. Fantastic work! I like your art style!! Very cool!

  6. Your work is amazing! Your style is very cool!

  7. WOW Florian....this is Awesome!!! What a fun project to work on!!!

  8. I love the finished product! This ought to look awesome on the car! Who commissioned this piece?

  9. I use to visit your blog, but never made comments before... (I though it was time to start writing comments in the blogs I visit almost everyday)

    Just wanted to say the life, flow and expression in your drawings really amaze me!!

    Cheers from Spain!

  10. That is unbelievably AWESOME! I want one. Or at least a small replica maybe?